·      You get certain public benefits (TANF, HEN, SSI, Food Stamps, or federal poverty-related veteran’s benefits)·      Your income is at or below 125% of the federal poverty guidelines. See https://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty-guidelines.·      Your large regular basic living expenses keep you from paying the filing fee and other required charges. “Basic living expenses” means the average monthly amount you spend for…

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If the court has ordered the respondent to surrender firearms based on an Order to Surrender and Prohibit Weapons (Issued without Notice), the police may or may not confiscate the firearms upon service of the temporary order.  It is critically important for you to be aware that this may be the first time that the respondent learns…

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This section allows you to go into further detail about why you are requesting a protection order. Each question that is asked is a valuable piece of information the courts will need to make a determination in your protection order. Victim Identification It is important to identify the victim in the order. This is anywhere…

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This is the latest info we have as of Oct 2nd 2020 CLERK’S ALERT Notice Regarding a New Virtual Protection Order Office The King County Superior Court Clerk’s Office is implementing a new customer service method for protection order customers. Beginning, Monday, October 5, 2020, we will launch a virtual protection order office for our…

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